Rice Industry Announces 2030 Sustainability Targets Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
USA Rice and The Rice Foundation conducted their first joint, virtual press conference today to announce a new set of aggressive sustainability reduction and improvement targets for the industry that […]

Arkansas: Tornado Adds Insult But Only Minor Injuries in Jonesboro Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
With so much bad news surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 and the lasting destruction it will do to our communities, this virus just saved hundreds of lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas, […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Gives Farmers Optimistic Outlook Feb 11, 2020

🕔Feb 11, 2020
Farmers heard about several optimistic developments in the international rice trade at the 2020 meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and Louisiana Rice Growers Association on Feb. 10. Betsy Ward, […]

Rice: More ‘Food Pretenders’ Popping Up Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019
Last week, the FDA held a public meeting to discuss the efforts to modernize standards of identity for foods (SOI).  USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward presented public comments […]

Rice Market: Mexico Bans Uruguayan Imports Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
Mexico has banned imports of Uruguayan rice after finding khapra beetle in a container earlier this month.  The National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA) in Mexico has […]

Rice: U.S. Makes 1st Sale to China Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its […]

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26 Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

USA Rice Demands End to False Labeling in Puerto Rico Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
USA Rice sent a cease and desist letter yesterday to Pan American Grain demanding that the company stop its deceptive practices concerning the marking and sales of imported Chinese rice […]

USA Rice, Anheuser-Busch Partner to Support Sustainable Farming Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019
USA Rice and Anheuser-Busch are partnering for the third year in a row to invest in America’s rice growers, with America’s leading beer company announcing it will donate $150,000 to […]

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